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? >> you know, david, when we talk about the election, i don't think it mattered whether it was obama or romney because, remember, the eve after the election, after obama had already been declared the winner, futures were up, and then about five o'clock central time, the morning, we got that news coming out of europe, groggy, that maybe this con they onin europe was now heading towards germany. david: scott, scott, stop there. you say the 400 points from the markets the two days after the election had nothing to do with the election? >> some of it did, but i'm telling you, much of the momentum on wednesday morning was due to the news out of europe, and last day or two is just a follow-through. now, to date, disappointing we couldn't hold the rally? absolutely. i tell you the traders down here behind me issue everybody is flat, and everyone now believes the next move is going to be back up. at least there's talk now between both sides in congress, between both sides, there's talk. is something going to happen over the next week? probably not, but at least the guys are getting together
have the power of the majority? >> bombshell political news. cia director david petraeus is resigning admitting to an extra-marital affair. andrea mitchell just broke this story, and cease going to provide us with new details ahead. >> all that plus has the obama presidency been good for black people? we have a guest that says not really. buckle up. you're in "the cycle" for friday, november 9th. >>> so the election is behind us, and it's time to confront the fiscal cliff, or as we at "the cycle" call it until we invent poetic phrasing, the gradual fiscal slope. whatever you want to call it, it's staring you in the face. two hours ago the president flanked by middle class taxpayers said this in the white house east room. >> the american people voted for action, not politics as usual. our job now is to get the majority of congress to reflect the will of the american people. what the american people are looking for is cooperation. they're looking for consensus. they're looking for common sense. most of all, they want action. >> the president has invited congressional leaders to the whit
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. >> we should be figuring this out! >> woodruff: still, finding compromise will be tough. senior obama campaign aide david axelrod argued today that the president now has new public support for raising taxes on better-off americans. >> the president did campaign all over this country. he talked about it in debates, he talked about it in speeches on the need for balanced deficit reduction that included some new revenues. and he was re-elected by in a significant way. so i think that, hopefully, >> woodruff: house speaker john boehner said yesterday that republicans are willing to consider raising revenues, but only within limits. >> the president has called for a balanced approach to the deficit-- a combination of spending cuts and increased revenues. but a balanced approach isn't balanced if it means higher taxes on small businesses that are the key to getting our economy moving again and keeping it moving. >> woodruff: meanwhile, republican and democratic senators-- known as the gang of eight-- have restarted talks aimed at finding a deal. they held a conference call yesterday. and wa
, it really could have been worse. here's the obama campaign senior adviser david axelrod. >> if i were one of those billionaires who were finding crossroads and those other organizations, i would be wanting to talk to someone and asking where my refund is. the heartening news is you can't buy the white house, you can't buy, you know, you can't overwhelm the congress, you know, with these super pac dollars. i would think there will be reluctance in the future when mr. rove and others come knocking on the door because of what happened on tuesday. >> let's bring in senator sherrod brown of ohio, victorious on tuesday night. congratulations. good to have you with us. >> thanks, ed. good to be back. >> we know they could buy the white house if they're going to lie all the time. they haven't tried the truth yet. i guess we'll have to wait another four years to see how it goes. you were one of karl rove's prime targets. how did you provide survive? >> they spent $40 million here, $31 or 2 million, and another 7 or 8 on mailings. they ran 50,000 individual ads, the last two weeks there were eight
washington, david petraeus has resigned citing personal reasons. >> sometimes it's sad what people do in their careers and what they do in their lives. >> petraeus met privately with president obama on thursday. he sent a letter to the cia staff that said, "after being married for 37 years, and should extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and does the leader of an organization such as ours." >> it's a shame, but i feel it's pr >> this comes just before he was supposed to testify next week about benghazi. they want to know what better security was not provided for embassador stevens. >> it's a shame ireer at this exact moment in time. he's a human appeared -- he is a human. >> general david petraeus and his wife have been married over 37 years. she is known for helping military families in the obama administration. the fbi may be involved only a written statement. president obama praised petraeus saying, "he has made in the country safer and stronger." the number two at the cia is the interim head. lightening
.i.a. director general david petraeus is out tonight. just three days after president obama won re-election. petraeus says the reason isen extramarital affair. this is one of those stories that virtually no one saw coming. we begin with ed henry. >> reporter: officials were stunned when general petraeus came to the president and told him that he wanted to step down. he has had a long distinguished military record of decades, architect of the surge in iraq. you will remember. in 2007 under president bush. came back and became the commander on the ground in afghanistan against president obama. the general has come under fire for the c.i.a. role in benghazi terror attack, people close to him tonight insist the resignation had nothing to do with the ips dept. this is a personal failing that he talked about today in a statement saying after being married for over 37 years i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable as a husband and leader of an organization such as ours. this afternoon, the president graciously accepted my resign
of the cia, david petraeus, has resigned. the former four star general asked president obama to allow him to step down, admitting that he had an extramarital affair. petraeus took over as director in september of last year after serving as the top u.s. commander in iraq and afghanistan. be sure to stick around for nightly news with brian williams for more on the resignation. begins right after the news at 6:00. >> for the past couple of years, megastore as in maryland have cost consumers more than -- storms in maryland have cost consumers more than $600 million. the panel came up with a number of recommendations designed to reduce the frequency of power outages. the report is now in the hands of the public utilities service commission. david has details. >> hot the report recommends tying approval of rate increases to a record of resiliency. maggeden cost consumers $300 million. hurricane irene cost consumers $312 million. horatio cost consumers $320 million. the impact includes replacing perishable food, restaurant hotels and restaurant meals and hotel stays made necessary because of the
the globe. it was a rather unexpected resignation. a short time ago, general david is stepping down as cia director. president obama accepted the resignation of the retired four- star general. he praised his outstanding service. michael, how much of a shock was this? >> it was pretty much a surprise, the general, as far as i know, was very well-thought of at the agency. certainly a defender of the agency and several weeks ago, he made it very clear after the attack that no one at the agency prevented assistance going to the man going under attack. it was the white house -- >> the resignation comes just ahead of hearing about been gauzy. >> it is a very peculiar thing, he was scheduled to testify under oath next thursday, with other people from the intelligence community about exactly why no assistance was sent to those people, even though we watched and listened to the attack for seven hours. >> how pivotal of figure was he? >> i think he was an important figure not only in the administration but for the country and our allies. he and his predecessor are not willing to say the obama admini
on this widely respected public figure. >> unacceptable. that's how david petraeus described his behavior to the letter sent out at the workforce at the cia. he met with president obama yesterday to see if he would accept his eresignation a director. he showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in that affair. him and his wife were together 37 years and he said that type of behavior is unacceptable as a husband and a leader of the cia. he's held the position of director since congress confirmed him last september, prior to that he led u.s. forces in both iraq and afghanistan. petraeus said the president accepted his resignation this afternoon. the president issued a statement a short time ago that read "i am completely confident that the cia will continue to thrive and carry out its position. going forward my thoughts and prayers are with dave and holly petraeus who has done so much to help military families through her own work. i wish them the very best at this difficult time." he was slated to testify next week on the deadly attack of the u.s. embassy and benghazi, libya. no word if t
, president obama and british prime minister david cameron. the term special relationship was coined by winston churchill during world war ii and was embodied in his close friendship with his friend roosevelt. they bonded during the cold war, establishing a famous hot line between the white house and 10 downing street. relations did take a dip in the '90s when major was prime minister but rebounded ben tony blair took office. a leader described as a kindred spirit to the american president, at the time, bill clinton, and staunch ally after that two president george w. bush. president obama struggled a bit with british prime minister gordon brown. he was criticized for giving brown as a handful of dvds adds a gift in 2009 but the president has seemed far more comfortable with brown's successor david cameron. they have gone to great lengths to show their relationship is alive and well. earlier this year they took in a basketball game together in march madness but the next day the leaders took pains to prove they were on the same page politically as well as personally. >> david shares m
. >> reporter: cia director general david petraeus stepping down after 561 days on the job, offering president obama his resignation on thursday. general petraeus saying in a statement to the cia work force, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such bare behavior is unacceptable. petraeus, who just turned 60, was appointed head of langley in april of last year. sources close to petraeus tell fox news this was his choice and had nothing to do with the situation in benghazi and that the general was looking forward to testifying on capitol hill about libya. in a statement, the president called petraeus' decades of service extraordinary, saying by any measure he was one of the outstanding general officers of his generation helping our military adapt to new challenges and leading our men and women in uniform through a remarkable period of service in iraq and afghanistan where he helped our nation put those wars on a path to responsible end. the president, going on to say, his thoughts and prayers are with the general and his wife of 37 years. >>> also newed tonig
president obama. let me read from part of it "by any measure david petraeus has made our nation safer and stronger. today, i accepted his resignation as director of the central intelligence agency and i am completely confidence that the cia will continue to thrive and carry. let's talk a little more about what's going on, the breaking news. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin is standing by. our pentagon correspondent barbara starr is standing by. and our chief political analyst gloria borger is standing by. gloria, let me start with you. you just spoke with some people up on the hill. what are they saying? >> i just spoke with diane finestein. she calls this a tragic story for a human being. she says people may start saying he's a scapegoat for benghazi and the controversy in benghazi. she says that is absolutely false. she said i know what the personal story is here. it is not a coverstory. what she did say to me, wolf, is that she didn't understand why the immediate departure. you know, there are congressional hearings that are coming up next week. mr. morell will be
now of mr. morrell. >> president obama had nothing but praise for david petraeus in a statement saying he accepted his regulsignation. >> yeah, so many lingering questions, wolf. a lot of questions about the timing of all of this. for more, let's go to jessica yellin, i know you have been working your sources, what are you learning? >> i can confirm that administration officials were indeed shocked by this development and i'm told by multiple officials that this is exactly what it is, i know that sounds absurd, but it is not in any way a cover for any other sort of story. the general is in no way taking a fall for some other event that we're not discovering or reporting on. he sin deed stepping down baez of an extramarital affair that was coming out and that we're not going to uncover anything else in the coming days. the president has developed not a close or intimate relationship as friends, but they have a healthy working relationship. he was brought in first when general mccrystal left during the -- just before the afghanistan surge, and he stepped into these shoes taking almost in
obama and his fans, and a real expert on individual freedom, the cato institute, david bowes. >> i'm zach from florida, and i was curious of your future plans at the 2016 election, and if that's in the plans. >> well, i think that the last thing people want to hear right now is anybody with future maps going to 2016. i mean, that's like sticking the finger in the throughout ready to throw up just over how sick we are of presidential politics at this moment, but staying involved, trying to provide a voice here for issues that i think are really important, and those issues are civil liberties, and those issues are spending, nd those issues are the endless wars that we find ourselves in creating more enemies to the country than fewer. john: on the scale between fun and horribly grueling, what was the campaign like? [laughter] >> it was exactly that. [laughter] it was fun to horribly grueling. looking forward here to fun here, so looking forward to fun. [laughter] >> governor johnson, i heard yourself and judge gray filed a case of the anti-trust laws of the republicans and democrats >> good evening. a bombshell that the cia. the top man, general david petraeus, stepping down in the wake of a personal scandal. president obama has accepted the resignation and the search begins now for his replacement. >> he admitted to having an extramarital affair. he has been married to his wife, holly, for more than 37 years. richard reeve has reacted to this shocking revelation of. >> maureen, we are getting word in more. they are reporting revelations was discovered in the course of an fbi investigation. it's unclear why the feds were investigating. a lot of people we spoke with say they are simply stunned by the resignation and the reason behind it. cia director, army commander in iraq and afghanistan, had a distinguished career. in a move that
for coming on. we appreciate your time. well, a very big shakeup in the intelligence community today. david petraeus is out. he went to the white house yesterday to tell obama he was resigning. the reason is because he had an extramarital affair. late this afternoon we learned that the affair was with his biographer, paula broadwell. this comes just days before congress gets set to have a hearing on the killing of chris stevens in benghazi, libya. no word but that will still be the case. speaker boehner saying that obamacare is the law of the land. ccming up next, what to expect with the floodgates that are coming open. [ thunder crashes ] [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurancprotects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. on flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit to learn your risk. gerri: cold blue. i will break down what you need to do with this new cd of obamacare and waiting in line. i don't have to leave my desk and get up and go to the post office anymore. [ male
tonight. >> coming up karl rove saying that democrats expressed the vote. >> david corn and rob beardert will join me on that one. how team obama actually dit. and a last word exclusive the woman responsible for fired up and ready to go. i don't want you to watch unless you have been elected to the senate. i want to have words with newly elected senators secrets that they need to know right now. or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use, it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. >>> what new senators have to know about their new jobs and up next karl rove's excuse for massive failures of his super pack spending democrats expressed the vote. [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be cool if you could combine the capability of a pathfinder with the comfort of a sedan and create a next-gen s.u.v. with best-in-class fuel economy of 26 miles per gallon, highway, and
the statement from president obama on the resignation from general prk. we literally just got it. david petraeus provided extraordinary service to the united states for decades by my measure he was one of the outstanding generals of our generation leading our men and women through a remarkable period of service in iraq and afghanistan where he helped the nation put the wars on a path to a spochbsable end. as the dredger of the kri cia he has continued to serve with characteristic, intellectual rigger, dedication and patriotism. by any measure he has made our country safer and stronger. it's only a two-paragraph statement. here is the last paragraph. today i accepted his resignation as the director of the central intelligence agency and i'm confident the cia will thrive and carry out its mission and i have the upmost confidence in the aekting director and the men and women of the cia. my thoughts and prayers are with david and holly petraeus who has done so work to help families through her own work and wish them the best during this difficult time. there will be some consistency obviously at the
york. >>> public service comingen to abrupt end. david petraeus has resigned and admits to having an extra marital affair. >>> president obama took a strong stand on taxes for the rich, but could set the stage for a showdown on how to avoid that fiscal cliff. >>> a community in prince george's county but years later they still don't have much more than empty fields and a pile of dirt. good evening, i'm jim. >>> now the process is under way to find a permanent replacement. chris k clackm has the latest. >> reporter: david petraeus who took over at the cia in 2011 wrote "after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extra marital affair. both behavior is unassessmentable as a husband an as the leader of an organization such as ours." petraeus resigns just days after his boss won re-election and president obama accepted it saying about petraeus and his wife, holly, i wish them the very best at this difficult time. >> it's a lite bit too soon to tell today because of how sudden this was. but for lack of a better term, petraeus is a legend on
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will fill in as acting director and david gregory will join us at 6:00 to talk about this leadership change. >>> president obama inviting leadership to avert the fiscal cliff of tax increases and spending cuts due to hit in january. mr. obama said he's open to compromise and new ideas. what the president said higher taxes on the wealthiest americans are an essential part of dealing with the nation's deficit. republican house speaker john boehner is pushing for lower tax rates. now, let's fast forward to the weather. doug? >> the weather today, pretty good. not bad at all with plenty of sunshine and temperatures higher than they have been thealist few days and 54 degrees out there right now in washington and notice back to the west, 82 in dallas and 70 in st. louis and 70 in memphis and that's going to be a nice warm up coming our way as temperatures will move close to that 70 degree mark later this weekend. we'll talk about that and what our next storm will bring in just a few minutes. >> all right. >>> living next to a train or bus stop makes it easier to move around our area, but just how
at this hour. cia director david petraeus has resigned to night because of an extramarital affair. in his letter of resignation, he said he asked president obama for permission to step down, saying his behavior was unacceptable as a husband and an official. president obama did accept the resignation. he said the four-star general has made our country safer and stronger. transportation officials have confirmed that they are investigating theft and misconduct by transportation department personnel. an extensive investigation has revealed employees received more than $58,000 in scrap metal proceeds over a period of five months. right now, three supervisors have been suspended without pay and a dozen employees are recommended for termination. crews continue their work to night to repair the 60 inch water main that broke a 28 and charles street -- at twentieth and charles street in midtown. crews have been able to shut down the line, which is 17 feet below ground level. a number of businesses that had been closed because of the break are back open tonight. while there is no time frame on when
behavior in this election. everybody can take something away and say the public is with me. >> to david's point. all of the election we heard from both candidates, president obama and governor romney, and that the choice couldn't be clearer, president obama wanted to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans, mitt romney who did not. and now the choice has been made, all of a sudden, we're hearing from a lot of republicans saying that's not the choice that the american people made. >> anderson, i would respectfully say both parties intentionally muddled the choice during the campaign. neither candidate set guard a comprehensive agenda for dealing with the deficits and it's now incumbent on both parties to do that the president ought to set the tone, but i think speaker boehner has to come forward, they ought to be sitting down together, and in the next 48 to 72 hours. >> i mean, he made a statement about obama care being the law of the land and he's walking that back, because of tea party -- >> that's true. what we've got is a problem -- russell long described a long time ago, the senator
and perhaps will offer answers to the questions regards david petraeus and his status. now to the other big story. president obama just moments ago putting more pressure on congress to extend tax cuts for the middle class. it's the president's first public comment sin winning re-election. the president urged leaders to take action on the areas where they agree and find compromise where they cannot or can't find common ground. >> i'm not wedded to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges, but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. >> we also learned today just in the past few hours the president has invited leaders from both parties to the white house next week to start negotiations. despite talk of wanting to work together, both sides have drawn some lines in the sand when it comes to taxes. house speaker john boehner earlier today said it's possible to get the nation's financial house in order without tax increases. >> i don't want to box myself in, and i don't want to box anyb
military career in iraq under george bush's tenure -- >> general david petraeus was asked to do a very difficult job and he did it with distinction and honor. >> reporter: and then, for president obama, into afghanistan and then, the cia. but that is why this is so troubling. certainly, others have been involved in extramarital affairs in congress and elsewhere, but having the director of central intelligence involved in an illicit affair with world leaders friend and foe watching his every move and almost certainly looking for you haver in shlt doctor vulnerability vulnerabilities. there is of course the question of why he chose to resign now. officials tell abc news, the fbi was investigates petraeus' biographer, paula broadwell, for strange activity on the internet and then some e-mails were discovered in the course of that investigation that raised concern. diane? >> martha raddatz reporting in. and now we go to abc's white house correspondent jake tapper here to tell us what the white house is saying tonight. jake? >> reporter: well, diane, senior white house officials tell us the
. why did president obama win the women's vote. the culture warriors on tap for that house intelligence committee set to question cia director david petraeus and others on the libya terror attack while dozens of members of congress press for answers. we're going to talk to the congressman leading that charge. stay tuned for all of those reports. [ cheeping ] [ male announcer ] you hear that? that's the sound of car insurance compani these days. here a cheap, there a cheap, everywhere a cheap... you get it. so, what if instead of just a cheap choice, you could make a smart choice? like, esurance for example. they were born online and built to save people money from the beginning. it's what they've always done. not just something they cheap about. that's insurance for the modern world. esurance. now backed by allstate. click or call. >> in the factor follow up segment tonight, unanswered questions continued to surround the benghazi terror attack. four americans, including ambassador christopher stevens were killed in that september 11th blood bath. next week the house intelligence committ
nature... >>ay, i say this comes from the top. barack obama, that was the tone he set. >> just came out of the white house from the beginning. they took a two-year character assassination campaign. michael moore was no different from david axelrod. >> sean: thank you. we will continue -- we will monitor this. but i would argue that media's dead. it is gone. they were the single biggest contributors to obama in '08 and 2012. shouldn't surprise you. was i right at beginning of the program? is america a center-right country? we will examine where the country is headed and then >> rules have been abused and that we are going to work to change them. >> sean: harry reid makes very disturbing comments and hints that his goal is to keep the republicans in check. what he might be plotting, scheming and planning, that and more, straight ahead. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ female announcer ] live the regular life. phil
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